Research and Development

Category: Philosophy

Multi-agent Question-answering Systems

Introduction Agents representing ideological stances, positions, perspectives, or schools of thought can serve in multi-agent systems which generate encyclopedic answers to end-users' complex questions. Agent Design, Reuse and Selection Large language models can generate content while role-playing, or impersonating, characters and personas (Shanahan, McDonell, & Reynolds, 2023). They can be fine-tuned using the works of […]

The Recommendation of Advice and Wisdom

Introduction Wise people share advice and wisdom in the forms of allegories, anecdotes, aphorisms, apologues, fables, folklore, historical analogues, jokes, literature, lyrics, parables, poems, proverbs, quotations, stories, and witticisms. It is a multidisciplinary challenge to build artificial intelligence systems capable of these tasks. Towards solving this challenge, a new approach is presented: story-based search and […]

The History of Ideas

Introduction Essays in History of Ideas by Arthur O. Lovejoy, The Great Chain of Being by Arthur O. Lovejoy, Meaning and Understanding in the History of Ideas by Quentin Skinner, A Companion to Intellectual History edited by Richard Whatmore and Brian Young, What is Intellectual History? by Richard Whatmore, Modelling the History of Ideas by […]

Ideal Observer Theory

Aesthetics Ideal Observer Theories in Aesthetics by Stephanie Ross. GlossaryAestheticsIdeal Observer Theory Epistemology Ideal Agents and Ideal Observers in Epistemology by Linda Zagzebski. GlossaryEpistemologyIdeal Observer Theory Ethics Ethical Absolutism and the Ideal Observer by Roderick Firth, The Definition of an 'Ideal Observer' Theory in Ethics by Richard B. Brandt and The Artificial Moral Advisor: The […]

Higher-order Theory of Mind

Art Intention and Interpretation edited by Gary Iseminger, Art, Intention, and Conversation by Noël Carroll, The Perception of Intention by Verena Dasser, Ib Ulbaek and David Premack, Design as Communication: Exploring the Validity and Utility of Relating Intention to Interpretation by Nathan Crilly, David Good, Derek Matravers and P. John Clarkson, Intention, Interpretation, and Contemporary […]

Mental Representations of Audiences

Introduction The Psychology of Written Composition edited by Carl Bereiter and Marlene Scardamalia, A Synthesis of Social Cognition and Writing Research by Curtis J. Bonk and Social Cognition and Written Communication by Donald L. Rubin. GlossaryCommunicationSocial CognitionRelated ContentEducation and the Cognitive Science of WritingHigher-order Theory of MindModeling and Predicting Audience ResponseModeling Users and Comprehension to […]

Artificial Intelligence and History

Philosophy of History The Philosophy of History: An Introduction by Mark Day and A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography edited by Aviezer Tucker. GlossaryHistoriographyHistoryPhilosophy of History Memory Autobiographical Memory edited by David C. Rubin. GlossaryAutobiographical MemoryMemoryRelated ContentNarrative, Reflection and Wisdom Collective Memory Collective Memory by James V. Wertsch. GlossaryCollective IntelligenceCollective MemoryCultural MemoryDistributed […]

Causal Machine Learning

Introduction Toward Causal Representation Learning by Bernhard Schölkopf, Francesco Locatello, Stefan Bauer, Nan R. Ke, Nal Kalchbrenner, Anirudh Goyal and Yoshua Bengio and Causality for Machine Learning by Bernhard Schölkopf. GlossaryCausalityMachine Learning Causality Causality: Models, Reasoning, and Inference by Judea Pearl, On the Logic of Causal Models by Dan Geiger and Judea Pearl, The Oxford […]

Interactive Narrative and Karma

Karma The Law of Karma: A Philosophical Study by Bruce R. Reichenbach, The Law of Karma and the Principle of Causation by Bruce R. Reichenbach and Karma: What It Is, What It Isn't, Why It Matters by Traleg Kyabgon. Related ContentAutomatic Story GenerationIntelligent Tutoring Systems and EthicsPlay, Role-playing Games, Improvisational Theatre and Interactive Digital EntertainmentSimulation […]

Intelligent Tutoring Systems and Philosophy

Philosophy Teaching Philosophy: Theoretical Reflections and Practical Suggestions edited by Tziporah Kasachkoff, Teaching Philosophy edited by Andrea Kenkmann and Teaching Philosophy: A Guide by Steven M. Cahn. GlossaryOutline of PhilosophyPhilosophyPhilosophy Education History of Philosophy A History of Philosophy by Frederick Copleston, Lectures on the History of Philosophy by Georg W. F. Hegel, A Short History […]